Treatment of Trafficked Victims

  • Survivors Require Long-term Assistance December 12, 2019
    In a report to the UN Human Rights Council the UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children, Dr. Maria Grazia Giammarinaro  notes that rather than the current short term interventions survivors need long-term protection and assistance. She reminds States that social inclusion of victims and survivors of trafficking in persons is an ...
  • The Dead Eye and the Deep Blue Sea July 26, 2019
    The Dead Eye and the Deep Blue Sea: a Graphic Memoir of Modern Slavery is a new book by Human Rights Defender Award winner and human trafficking survivor Vannak Anan Prum. It is an account of Mr. Prum’s life, the events leading up to him being trafficked, and his experiences as a slave in the ...
  • Plight of Women Trafficked into Servitude February 5, 2014
    Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) Study The AIC has released a study entitled Help-seeking strategies of victim/survivors of human trafficking involving partner migration.  Co-authors of the Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice paper,  Kelly Richards and Samantha Lyneham, presented this paper after research that involved interviewing eight migrant women who escaped from situations where they found themselves ...
  • Survivor Leadership Combatting Trafficking August 18, 2013
    Survivor Stories Survivor Stories is a yearlong campaign by Equality Now that features first hand narratives from survivors of trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation from around the world.  The project was launched to coincide with the 57th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (March 2013), which discussed the elimination and prevention of ...
  • Slavery Here in Australia July 27, 2013
    Woman Held in Domestic Servitude The Saturday AM program on ABC Radio has reported that a Filipino woman who was held in domestic servitude is speaking in an effort to help others who are still trapped in similar conditions.  The woman came to Australia because she was promised a job as a live-in housekeep for a ...
  • Stop Trafficking! July 16, 2013
    Anti-Human Trafficking Newsletter Vol 11 No 7 The 2013 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report was recently released by the US State Department. The July 2013 issue of Stop Trafficking highlights issues in the TIP report with particular emphasis on the impact on victims.  The TIP report is produced annually reporting on each country with regard to ...
  • Trafficking in Indonesia June 27, 2013
    Australian Institute of Criminology Trends and Issues Papers The Australian Institute of Criminology has recently analysed data from the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Indonesia counter-trafficking database.  The results of their analysis can be found in three Trends and Issues Papers released but the A.I.C. in May 2013.  These papers look at issues such as the experiences ...